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First Call of Duty 2014 image released by Sledgehammer

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments

Surprise…… During their Game Developers Conference 2014 panel, Quest for Quality: Maximizing the Relationship Between Creative and Production, the folks over at Sledgehammer Games revealed an image showing in-game character models for the next Call of Duty expect this autumn 2014. You can see the image of what actual...

The Walking Dead GOTY PS4 listing suggests June release

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments

GameStop in the US is listing a Game of The Year Edition of The Walking Dead on PS4 for a June 17th release. While developer Telltale Games has made no secret of the fact that the game will at some stage appear on PS4, this is the first time a date has appeared alongside an actual retail box. While no additional product information is...

Dragon Age: Inquisition dated for October. New gameplay trailer inside

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments

EA and BioWare will launch Dragon Age: Inquisition in European territories on October 10th. The date come via a new gameplay trailer released earlier today. You can watch said trailer below. The third entry in the series will be released on October 7th for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in North America and in Europe on October...

Review: inFAMOUS: Second Son

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments

The inFAMOUS series is one that has always worn its tangible dualities on its sleeve. InFAMOUS has always been motivated by the pursuit and acceptance of good and/or bad, with little room for ambiguity or indistinctiveness in your would-be ethical or unethical decision making. The first two games in the series presented you as the most...

GRID Autosport announced, first details and trailer released

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 22nd 2014 - No Comments

Codemasters has lifted the lid on GRID Autosport. The studio teased the project recently but now, thanks to official word, we know what to expect. Described as a “descendant of TOCA Touring Cars”, GRID Autosport see the series move “back in line as a more authentic racing game.” The details come direct from the...

DualShock 4 input code graphic possibly outs Beyond: Two Souls for PlayStation 4

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

A PS4 version of Beyond: Two Souls has possibly been outted ahead of time, thanks to a bit of digging by NeoGAF user Dragonbane. Mr. Dragonbane has discovered a DualShock 4 input graphic for Beyond in one of the game’s programmers portfolios. The graphic has since been removed. However, it is now doing the rounds online and appears...

Nate Wells leaves Naughty Dog. Joins Giant Sparrow

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

Naughty Dog’s lead artist Nate Wells has confirmed that he has left The Last of Us studio and has joined Giant Sparrow, developers of The Unfinished Swan. Wells’ departure is the third notable exit from Naughty Dog of late, with Justin Richmond and Amy Hennig leaving the studio in the last couple of months. Before his contributions...

Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories coming to PS Vita

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

Konami has surprisingly announced plans to release both Silent Hill Origins and Silent Hill Shattered Memories for PlayStation Vita. A release date will be announced “shortly” and both games will retail at €9.95 each. This duo will represent the Vita’s second and third respective flirtation with the Silent Hill series....

Codemasters teasing new GRID game, reveal date incoming

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 18th 2014 - No Comments

Codemasters are teasing a new GRID title. A teaser video, titled “Brace Yourselves…Racing is Coming”, has appeared on Youtube which reveals that there’s news of the franchise expected very soon. How soon? Tuesday the 22nd seems to be the day the studio will reveal all. With a small wait ahead, hit play on the...

Latest Alien Isolation dev diary talks “low-fi” sci-fi

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

Alien Isolation development team Creative Assembly has released a new developer diary, rather interestingly discussing the nature of the “low-fi” sci-fi aesthetic that defines the look of their new Alien game. The video courtesy of the chaps at Gamespot can be found below and makes for a good watch, not least because the team...

PS4 Firmware v1.70 incoming. Adds SHAREfactory and ability to download pre-ordered games

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

PlayStation 4 will benefit from a new Firmware update (v1.70) shortly and the update will see a couple of changes and alterations including the addition of a new feature called SHAREfactory, as well as allowing users to download games that they have bought over PSN ahead of launch, so when the game goes live, they can just jump right...

Sony: PlayStation 4 tops 7 million consoles sold

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

PlayStation 4 has passed another significant sales milestone, selling its 7 millionth console since launch last November this month. As of April 6th, PS4 reached and broke the accumulative global sales number of 7 million. PS4 software sales have passed 20.5 million across both retail and digital. More than 135 million shares have been...

Sony “looking into” discount for PS3 owners of The Last of Us looking to upgrade to PS4 version

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

Sony has said that they are “looking into” some kind of discount for PS3 adopters of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us who wish to upgrade to the PS4 “Remastered” edition. Eric Monacelli, writing in a response to a question over on the official EU PlayStation Blog, stated that the company is “looking into”...

Call of Duty: Ghosts getting paid Snoop Dogg voice-over DLC

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 16th 2014 - No Comments

Activision has announced a slew of new paid customization heading to Call of Duty: Ghosts, including the option to have the voice of rapper Snoop Dog (I thought he was Snoop Lion now?) accompany you on your merry military way with unique voice commands and “hood” influenced voice commentary. For actual money, Snoop will announce...

New Xbox One system update rolls out tonight – full list of improvements here

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 15th 2014 - No Comments

Xbox One will benefit from a new system update we’re told will roll out “tonight” in Europe. The update will include a new progress bar to track game and app save states, notifications for newly signed in friends and added favourites, Kinect voice and motion improvements as well as an improvement in GameDVR video quality. Here...